the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Clarification in response to a recent email

Subject: i like you, but…
Email: “You are sounding like a bigot. Several weeks ago you had a post with an intolerant jab about ‘Prince being gay…’ [this post here featuring a diary entry I wrote at age ten that does nothing but show what an IDIOT I was] and today’s comment about ‘…all the Mormons you can hit with your car…’ I know a big part of your m.o. is to shock and be outrageous…but bigotry is particularly distasteful.”

I just want all of you to know that I would never hit a Mormon with my car. Never. Not without honking first.

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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